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Looking Back: Santa Clara Headlines From June 19

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (June 20, 1919)

  • Public Stands by Telephone Girls in Their Statewide Strike for Living Wages Against Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Company:  10 Local Girls Join Strike: With Hearty Public Support Girls Anticipate Early Victory
  • Ralph Merritt, Governor Stephens Representative, to Consider Wage Demands of Cannery Workers
  • School Teachers Deserve Needed Increase in Salary
  • Hiram Johnson Club To Be Organized in Santa Clara:  Santa Clara County Republican Central Committee Lines Up Solidly in Favor of ‘Hiram Johnson for President’ Campaign
  • New Prune Rate Set by Driers: Good Fruit Being Delivered to Driers
  • Public Rest Rooms Proposed by Santa Clara Citizens for Franklin Street
  • Soldiers Travel Pay Upon Discharge Arranged by Act of Congress
  • Good Roads Bond Campaign is On in Santa Clara County
  • Rosenberg & Bros. Co. Making Improvements to Packing House: This Season Expected to Be Their Busiest Ever


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (June 18, 1969)

  • ‘El Dia de los Ninos’ Parade Saturday: Parade of Children to Start in Front of Santa Clara City Hall: Sponsored by Cultural Traditions Committee, Victor Camacho, Member of SCUSD Board, is Event Coordinator
  • City Employee Union Pickets City Council Meeting in Support of Utility Worker John Perry
  • Senator Mark Hatfield of Oregon, Commencement Speaker at Santa Clara University: Warns of Pollution and Coming Crisis in Human Ecology
  • Historic ‘Pavilion of American Flags’ Approved by City Council and Sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars of Santa Clara Will Get Underway Monday Night
  • Tom Rowen’s Recall Petition Against Four SCUSD Board Members [Victor Camacho, Irving Wilcox, Ruth Frey and Maryanne Brooks] Declared Invalid by County Registrar of Voters
  • Ambulance Service: City Council to Discuss Whether to Allow a Second Ambulance Company to Serve the Mission City
  • Three Days of Celebratory Events Being Planned for City’s 117th Birthday in July
  • Old Santa Clara Valley Cartoon Map Released by Ralph Rambo: Now on Sale at Local Bookstores

More on Santa Clara history here.


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